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BlueWater SHOPPING SECOND-HAND BOATS – Deluxe Bundle 1


  • BlueWater issue 72
  • BlueWater issue 90
  • BlueWater issue 92
  • BlueWater issue 95
  • BlueWater issue 98


  • Box of Eagle Claw Lazer Sharp circle hooks
  • Large 6-pocket mesh BlueWater Lure Roll
  • BlueWater premium long-peak Gamefishing Cap
  • BlueWater car/boat vinyl sticker


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ALL for just $89.95

Issue 72


  • Evidence of what really goes on beneath the surface
  • Tuna hotspots on Australia’s south-east coast
  • The world’s best blue marlin hotspots
  • Getting organised for trailerboat game fishing
  • Join a club to get more from your game fishing
  • Dr Pepperell’s Gamefish Insights: Bigeye tuna
  • History of Skirted Lures – Part 1: Capt George Parker
  • Classic Book: The Old Man and the Sea – by Ernest Hemmingway
  • Photography Guide – Part 8: Getting the shot
  • Lure Review: Legend Lures ‘Enki’
  • IGFA Rule Book: Protecting the line during a battle
  • Dr Pepperell’s Creatures of the Deep: Crocodile shark
  • Rum Lines: Chasing our tails


  • Second-hand game boat buyers guide
  • Mustang 43 Sports Flybridge with Volvo IPS drives
  • Riviera 43 Offshore Express with Volvo IPS drives

Issue 90


  • Cairns 2011 delivers plenty of giant black marlin action
  • Port Stephens inshore grounds for black and striped marlin
  • The phenomenally successful Bob and Dolly Dyer – Part 2
  • Dr Pepperell’s Prey Insights: Slimy (blue) mackerel
  • Lure Lore – Part 8: Sneaky leaders to catch wary tuna
  • Reel Review: Fin-Nor ‘Marquesa’ 2-speed lever-drag
  • IGFA Rule Book: Incorporating attractors on a lure leader
  • Product Review: AFTCO’s ‘RDT’ butt with built-in drag scale
  • Classic Book: Tales of Tahitian Waters – by Zane Grey
  • Lure Review: Black Bart ‘San Sal Candy’
  • Dr Pepperell’s Creatures of the Deep: Phyllosoma larvae
  • Rum Lines: The day of the psycho marlin


  • Traps to avoid before importing a second-hand boat
  • Marine generators for boats – what you need to know
  • Vindicator 720

Issue 92


  • All about dolphinfish
  • New Caledonia for the world’s biggest giant trevally – PART 2
  • Battling giant Pacific bluefin tuna off New Zealand at night
  • 33-hour battle with a swordfish
  • Captain Profile: Capt Paul Mead (New Zealand)
  • Dr Pepperell’s Prey Insights: Herring / sardines
  • Lure Lore – Part 10: Sub-surface lures for non-billfish
  • IGFA Rule Book: Local laws also apply
  • Classic Book: BILLFISH – by Charles O. Mather
  • Lure Review: Scent Blazer ‘Slant Head’
  • Dr Pepperell’s Creatures of the Deep: Marlin ‘lice’
  • Book Review: BIG – The 50 Greatest World Record Catches
  • Rum Lines: The birth of a tuna fanatic


  • How to make your trailerboat more user-friendly – PART 1
  • How to buy a second-hand fibreglass boat
  • Boston Whaler 250 Outrage
  • Haines Hunter 760R Limited

Issue 95


  • Australia’s annual bonanza of baby black marlin
  • Game fishing a new Promised Land in Samoa
  • Pakula details the latest advances in game fishing tackle
  • Strategies for successful solo game fishing
  • A new IGFA All Tackle record 193.68kg (427lb) yellowfin tuna
  • A 600lb black marlin jumps aboard off Cairns
  • Dr Pepperell’s Gamefish Insights: Is tuna fishing sustainable?
  • Captain Profile: Capt Steve Campbell (Vava’u, Tonga)
  • Lure Lore – Part 13: High-speed trolling
  • IGFA Rule Book: Does rod conform if tip and guides broken?
  • Classic Book: Denizens of the Deep – by Philip Wylie
  • Lure Review: Marlin Magic ‘Baby Ruckus’
  • Dr Pepperell’s Creatures of the Deep: Oceanic whitetip shark
  • Rum Lines: Chair breaker


  • How to evaluate and buy a second-hand aluminium (alloy) boat
  • A revolution in marine diesel engine technology
  • Advances in outboard motor technology

Issue 98


  • South Australia’s massive yellowtail kingfish
  • Grander blue marlin from Tahiti’s poti marara boats
  • How and where to fish Australia’s NSW South Coast in winter
  • Dr Pepperell’s guide to identifying different species of tuna
  • Madang in Papua New Guinea turns on the blue marlin
  • How to set up your trailerboat for effective game fishing at night
  • Huge blue marlin found at Gambier in French Polynesia
  • Enormous giant trevally at Oman on the Arabian Peninsula
  • World record striped marlin on 10kg fly tackle
  • Lure Lore – Part 16: How the lure’s face and hooks affect action
  • IGFA Rule Book: Using a device to set the hook
  • Classic Book: The Fisherman under the Southern Cross – by Romer Grey
  • Hotspot Rundown: Cape Verde Islands
  • Dr Pepperell’s Creatures of the Deep: Oceanic puffer fish
  • Rum Lines: Terror in the wild west


  • How to evaluate and buy a second-hand timber boat
  • Haines Hunter 680 Patriot
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